Understand how rental property investment works

Find the right investment property for you. Here’s how to buy on Roofstock

See how buying a property works

Cash or Financing?

  • How much do you want to spend?
  • How much do you want to put down?
  • Are you financing or paying with cash?

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Search

Use custom filters to tailor your search by list price, desired return, location and more.

Sign up for alerts and be one of the first to get notified when a matching property becomes available.

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Set up custom filters and alerts based on your investing criteria.

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Analyze

Review details and learn more about the property.

  • Pictures, floor plans, 3-D tour, 3-D model, curb view
  • Property inspection & valuation, title report & insurance quote
  • Interactive tools for visualizing return and cost estimates

3

Check out

Making an offer is free. If your offer is accepted, Roofstock charges a marketplace fee equal to 0.5% of the contract price or $500, whichever is higher.

Buy Now

Make an offer at full list price and proceed through checkout. This will take a property off the market so no one else can buy it.

Negotiate

Make an offer to see if you can get a better price. You’ll be notified when the seller makes a decision.

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    Connect with providers

    During the closing period, we’ll help you finalize your partners for lending, insurance and property management.

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    Transact with ease

    Closing typically takes around 15 days if you’re paying cash and 30 days if you’re financing.

4

Close

Our service and transaction team guides you through escrow until the place is officially yours.


Earn

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